Google offers indoor maps in India
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Google offers indoor maps in India

Published On: Wed, Mar 5th, 2014 | Internet | By BioNews

Global search engine Google is offering indoor maps in India, beginning from Bangalore, at selected locations such as malls across the city to enable visitors to explore them at ease.

“Our indoor maps will provide a view of fashion stores to movie theatres and supermarkets on different floors in malls, which are evolving into convenient one-stop entertainment hubs,” the company’s Indian subsidiary said in a statement here Wednesday.

google map indiaThe search engine has uploaded maps of 75 popular indoor venues across the country, including Ascendas Park Square Mall, Gopalan Arcade Mall, Gopalan Innovation Mall, Gopalan Legacy Mall, Gopalan Signature Mall, Inorbit Mall Bangalore, Orion Mall, The Forum and AUB city across Bangalore.

“As an indoor directory, the maps can be accessed and zoomed on an Android platform with detailed floor plans of the malls on a smart-phone loaded with Google Maps application.

“In some locations, a user will have the option of using the indoor My Location feature to help him/her navigate their way inside. We have worked with partners to bring the My Location feature available for outdoor spaces to several venues,” the statement said.

The application’s blue dot icon will also help indicate a user’s location in a mall with multiple floors, as the map will automatically update to display which floor one is stationed.

“At these locations, a user can also access indoor walking directions to help him/her get to where he/she needs to go quickly,” the statement said.

Google has worked with 75 partners in 22 cities across India to offer indoor maps for top indoor venues.

“We look forward to working with other partners to continue making the indoor maps more useful for people across the country,” it added.

Currently Google offers floor plans for  following places:

Shopping Centres
Ascendas Park Square Mall
Gopalan Arcade Mall
Gopalan Innovation Mall
Gopalan Legacy Mall
Gopalan Signature Mall
Inorbit Mall Banglore
Orion Mall
The Forum
UB city
Ashima Mall
C21 Mall
Ampa SkyWalk
Forum Vijay Mall
Ramee Mall
Fun Republic Mall
DLF City Centre
Fun Republic Mall
Pacific Mall
Ansal Plaza, Khel Gaon
Ambience Mall Vasant Kunj
DLF Emporio Mall, Vasant Kunj
DLF Place Saket
DLF Promenade Mall
MGF Metropolitan Saket
MGF Square City
Pacific Mall (Tagore garden)
Select City Walk Saket
Pacific Mall
Shipra Mall
The Opulent
Caculo Mall
Ambience Mall
Ansals Palam Vihar
MGF Mega City
MGF Metropolitan Mall
Sahara Mall
Inorbit Mall
Manjeera Mall
MGF Metropolitan Mall
Pink Square Mall
World Trade Park
Triton Mall
Crystal Court
Abad Nucleus Mall
Bay Pride Mall
LuLu International shopping mall
City Centre
City Centre II
Merlin Homeland Mall
Fun Republic Mall
West End Mall
West End Mall
West End Mall
Fun Republic
Growel Mall
Inorbit mall Malad
Inorbit mall Vashi
Korum Mall
Palladium Mall
R City
Centre Stage Mall
Great India Place
Amanora Park Town
Inorbit Mall
Kumar Pacific Mall
Phoenix Market City
City Centre 36
Inorbit Mall
National Gallery Of Modern Art
Salar jung
Convention Centers
Hyderabad International Convention Center
Bangalore Hypercity, Inorbit Mall

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